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Gunmen abduct Katsina Deputy Accountant General’s wife – Punch Newspapers

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina. Wife of the Katsina State Deputy Accountant General, Hajiya Lubabatu, has been abducted by unknown gunmen.  A source close to the family...

Absence of fake doctor from court stalls trial – Punch Newspapers

Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja The ongoing trial of an alleged fake medical doctor, Martin Ugwu, who used a stolen identity to work at the Federal...

Prison safest place for Nnamdi Kanu – Justice Nyako – Punch...

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, on Thursday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he was ready to...

Arik Air not perfect fit for national carrier, says FG –...

...As FEC approves N2.97bn for fencing, perimeter road for Port Harcourt airport The Federal Executive Council presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on...

Nigeria, Vietnam agree on visa waiver – Punch Newspapers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, proposed a toast to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and...

Atiku loses, APC mocks PDP, opposition attacks judiciary – Punch Newspapers

• S’Court, in three sentences, throws out Atiku’s appeal • Stop destructive agenda, APC tells PDP • Judiciary sabotaged by dictatorial cabal – Ex-VP Our Correspondents The...

First Lagos military gov, Mobolaji Johnson, dies – Punch Newspapers

Samson Folarin The first military Governor of Lagos State, Mobolaji Johnson, is dead. He was aged 83. The PUNCH learnt that the father of four died...

FG to begin sale of new housing units nationwide —Fashola –...

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday said the ministry would soon commence the sale of housing units built...

One dies, six injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident – Punch Newspapers

Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps said one person died while six others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident that...

Nigerians consuming expired rice —Customs boss – Punch Newspapers

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) has said that Nigerians consuming foreign rice were eating an expired...

FEC approves N718.6m mobile security scanner for Lagos port – Punch...

The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of N718.6 million for the supply of one mobile security scanner at the Lagos Port...

Atiku’s loss at Supreme Court won’t stop opposition – Minority Reps ...

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has assured Nigerians that the judgment of the Supreme Court on the petition...

Jalingo denied bail again, trial adjourned to November 5 – Punch...

Ada Wodu, Calabar A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar and presided over by Justice Simon Amobeda has adjourned the hearing on the trial...

Five persons sued over alleged abduction of neighbour’s daughter – Punch...

Five persons, including three women, on Wednesday, appeared before a Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly abducting a  17-year-old neighbour’s daughter. The defendants are Helen,...

Court dismisses charges against RevolutionNow protesters in Ogun – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon An Ogun State Magistrate’s Court in Abeokuta has dismissed the criminal charges filed against four of the #RevolutionNow protesters in Ogun State. The defendants;...

Court adjourns Ambode’s suit against lawmakers – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja has adjourned hearing till November 20, 2019 in the suit filed by the immediate-past Lagos...

CJN leads Supreme Court panel on Atiku’s appeal – Punch Newspapers

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammadu, is leading the seven-man panel scheduled to hear the appeals in respect of...

Court remands alleged murderers of MC Oluomo’s aide – Punch Newspapers

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The Lagos State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Igbosere has ordered the remand of two men, Ayuba Balogun and Evans Adamson, in a...

South Africa returnee jailed 38 years for drug trafficking – Punch...

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe A South Africa returnee, Raji Adio, was on Tuesday sentenced to 38 years’ imprisonment by Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High...

MTN files 9,100-page response in N3bn suit against Malami – Punch...

Oladimeji Ramon MTN Nigeria Communication Limited on Tuesday filed   a 9,100-page document  in a bid to prove its N3bn claim against the Attorney General...

CBN approves N19.1bn to fund 9 ginneries – Punch Newspapers

The Central Bank of Nigeria has approved N19.18bn to fund nine ginneries across the country. CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this at the signing...

N100bn needed to revive textile industry – Emefiele – Punch Newspapers

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele says more than N100 billion is needed to revive Cotton, Textile and...

‘Despite 30-year repayment plan, govs still hate N162m monthly deduction for...

State governors are not satisfied with the revised N162m monthly repayment for the Federal Government’s budget support facility, the Minister of Finance, Hajia...

Govs not satisfied with N162m monthly deduction-Ahmed – Punch Newspapers

State governors are not satisfied with the revised N162 million monthly repayment for the Federal Government’s budget support facility, the Minister of Finance,...

Fleeing driver crushes Kano traffic officer to death – Punch Newspapers

Ted Odogwu, Kano A 27-year-old Kano Road Traffic Agency, official, identified as Tijjni Adamu, was on Tuesday crushed to death by a motorist, who...

You cannot escape justice at Supreme Court, PDP tells APC –...

Success Nwogu, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday said there is no way the All Progressives Congress will escape justice at the Supreme...

Afrexim Bank to build $50m investment hub in Imo —Gov Ihedioha...

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Imo State government on Tuesday said that it was attracting $50m worth of investment to the state. A statement issued in...

Customs intercept 34 containers of rice at seaport – Punch Newspapers

Anna Okon The Nigeria Customs Service has announced the seizure of 34 containers of rice smuggled through the Tin Can Island port. The Comptroller General...

Army redeploys North-East operation commander, others – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Army on Tuesday announced the redeployments of top military officers including the Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force,...

Buhari sends NDDC board list to Senate for confirmation – Punch...

…Oshiomhole’s ex-deputy to serve as Chairman…Okumagba as MD Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Senate on Tuesday started the process of confirming the appointments of nominees for...

How Akawu spent $135,000 IAAF money –ICPC – Punch Newspapers

Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission on Monday gave a breakdown of how the Secretary General of the...

FEC can’t decide for states – Govs – Punch Newspapers

Olufemi Atoyebi, Kamarudeen Ogundele and Ifeanyi Onuba  Negotiations over  consequential salary adjustments on  the N30,000   minimum wage may run into a storm in states as ...

ASUU meets Lawan, says payroll system a scam – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, on Monday told the Senate that the Integrated Personnel...

Policeman shoots wife, self dead in Lagos – Punch Newspapers

Deji Lambo A yet-to-be-identified policeman attached to the Highway Patrol Team of the Lagos State Police Command has committed suicide after shooting his wife...

Armed soldiers invade Osun police command headquarters – Punch Newspapers

Bola Bamigbola, Osogbo Some armed soldiers, on Monday, invaded the Osun State Police Command headquarters in Osogbo and broke the gate and caused panic in...

Senate walks out Minister, summons Fashola  – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade,  Abuja The Senate Committee on Sustainable Development Goals on Monday,  walked out the Minister of State for Works and Housing, Abubakar Aliyu,...

Increment on minimum wage’ll depend on states’ capacity —NGF – Punch...

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum on Monday said the consequential increments in the implementation of the N30,000 Minimum Wage Law would depend on the...

AA ineligible to field candidates for Kogi, Bayelsa polls  —Court –...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja ruled on Monday that the Action Alliance was ineligible to field candidates for the forthcoming...

Sowore’s ‘hometown’, New Jersey, demands his release – Punch Newspapers

Residents of Bergen County in New Jersey, US, have demanded the release of detained activist, Omoyele Sowore. According to local news website, NJ.com, Sowore lives...

Only those doing well should be called ‘Excellency’ – Sanwo-Olu –...

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the appellation, ‘Excellency’, should only be used for executive officers who have performed well. Sanwo-Olu...

FRSC warns against night travels – Punch Newspapers

The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps has advised motorists to minimize night traveling to avoid being victims of armed...

Rice dealers want loan, count gains – Punch Newspapers

Some rice farmers have appealed to the Federal Government to provide them with affordable loan facilities to boost production to reduce the price...

Bauchi gov mourns late Prime Minister’s wife, Jummai – Punch Newspapers

…Deceased to be buried 2:00 p.m. today Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has described the death of Aishatu Jummai Balewa, wife of...

POWA tenants tackle IG’s wife over eviction notices – Punch Newspapers

Deji Lambo  Tenants occupying the Police Officers’ Wives Association’s Phase II Shopping Complex, Ikeja, Lagos State, have taken to the streets to protest against...

Supreme Court hears six appeals on Atiku’s case Wednesday – Punch...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Supreme Court has fixed Wednesday for the hearing of about six appeals on the case instituted by the Peoples Democratic...

Man kills daughter during dispute with wife – Punch Newspapers

Deji Lambo Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a father, Ayobami Isiaka, for allegedly killing his one-year-old baby, Nana, at Ijaye,...

Pope hails 14-year-old Nigerian saint – Punch Newspapers

Sola Shittu, Benin The Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, on Sunday described the late 14-year-old Vivian Ogu as an example to all Christians in Nigeria...

Six govs visit Jonathan seek support for Diri – Punch Newspapers

Success Nwogu, Abuja Six governors of the Peoples Democratic Party have visited ex-President Goodluck Jonathan at his Abuja residence to solicit his support for...

Supreme Court fixes Oct 30 for hearing – Punch Newspapers

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has fixed Wednesday, October 30, for the hearing of the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate...

Man smashes one-year-old baby’s head on ground – Punch Newspapers

The Nigerian Police has arrested one Isiaka Ayobami of No. 2, Ayo Ijaiye Street, Isheri, Lagos, for forcefully seizing a one-year-old girl, Aishat...

Last surviving widow of late Prime Minister Tafawa Balewa dies at...

The last surviving widow of the late Prime Minister Tafawa Balewa has died. Hajiya Jummai Aishatu Abubakar, Balewa’s last surviving widow, died on Sunday...

As one of our youngest leaders, be an inspiration, Buhari tells...

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa to set good leadership standards for young politicians as he turned 52. This was...

23-year-old lady allegedly steals Jeep, N1m items – Punch Newspapers

A team of detectives, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Ikeja Police Station, CSP Gbenga Ogunsakin, has arrested one Miss Deborah Nwachukwu, 23,...

Osinbajo honoured at UNILAG 50th alumni award dinner – Punch Newspapers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was the Special Guest of Honour at the 50th anniversary of the University of Lagos Alumni Award Dinner. The VP...

Osinbajo, Oshiomhole inaugurate APC campaign – Punch Newspapers

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja Ahead of the November 16 Kogi State governorship election, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress,...

FG inaugurates milk collection centre in Kano – Punch Newspapers

The Federal Government on Saturday inaugurated a mini milk collection centre in Tassa Village in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State. Speaking...

Lagos Assembly lists Ambode’s ‘deadly sins’ – Punch Newspapers

…orders him to appear before House Wednesday Mudiaga Affe, Jesusegun Alagbe and Alexander Okere The Lagos State House of Assembly has listed five ‘sins’ allegedly committed by...

They want to demonise me, Obono-Obla alleges – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The former Chairman of the Special Presidential Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Okoi Obono-Obla, on Saturday said some persons...

Nine killed, 12 injured in two accidents on Sagamu-Benin Expressway –...

No fewer than nine persons were confirmed dead on Saturday while 12 others sustained various degrees of injuries in separate accidents around Ijebu...

Miyetti Allah apologises to Ortom over Benue killings – Punch Newspapers

John Charles Makurdi Fulani socio-cultural organisation, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore on Saturday apologised to Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom over the attacks and killings...

210 bandits repent in Sokoto — Commissioner – Punch Newspapers

Sokoto State Government said on Saturday that no fewer than 210 bandits have repented since its commencement of the peace dialogue with bandits...

How did you spend $181m loan? Ex-gov Aliyu asks Niger APC...

Enyioha Opara, Minna The former Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, on Saturday asked the All Progressives Congress-led government of the state to account...

Prof Lilian Imuetinyan Salami named 10th UNIBEN VC – Punch Newspapers

Prof. Lilian Imuetinyan Salami has been named the new Vice Chancellor for the University of Benin. By this feat, she became the second female...

Corps member didn’t beat Kano boy to death —NYSC – Punch...

Ted Odogwu, Kano The management of the National Youth Service Corps in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State on Saturday reacted to the...

Sir Uwaifo asks govt to take over of his music museum...

Legendary highlife musician, Sir Victor Uwaifo, has called on government and corporate bodies to take over his private music museum to save it...

Reject PDP in Bayelsa, Kogi elections, says APC  – Punch Newspapers

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The All Progressives Congress has slammed the Peoples Democratic Party over recent disclosures by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, that...

FG won’t borrow from international debt markets – DMO – Punch...

’Femi Asu with agency The Debt Management Office has said the Federal Government will not tap international debt markets for the remainder of the...

Clerk chases away reporters from budget defence session – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Clerk to the Senate Committee on Special Duties,  Kabir  Umar,  on Friday chased reporters  out of the venue for...

Court remands Maina, son in custody – Punch Newspapers

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The  Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered the remand of former Chairman of the Pension Reforms Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina,...

EFCC manhandles journalists as activists submit petition – Punch Newspapers

Tobi Aworinde, Abuja Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday manhandled journalists at its head office in Abuja while a group...

Abuja villagers celebrate as 96-year-old man weds 73-year-old lover – Punch...

The agrarian village of Kiyi in Abuja was agog on Thursday, October 17, when 96-year-old Pa AbdRahman Munse-Bwaye married his lover, 73-year-old Rukaya...

Visually impaired professor wins N8.8m SUV – Punch Newspapers

A visually impaired Professor of Education at Bayero University, Kano, Prof. Jibrin Diso, on Friday received a car worth N8.8m won through a raffle...

Police release candidates’ list despite court order – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Nigeria Police Force has released the names of successful applicants in its concluded recruitment exercise. A post on the verified Twitter...

We didn’t demand Police report from Jos accident victims —NAF –...

The Nigerian Air Force has said that a post on Twitter alleging that it refused medical attention to two accident victims rushed to...

Appeal court reserves judgment – Punch Newspapers

Abiodun Nejo, Ado-Ekiti The Appeal Court, Ekiti Division, has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the Chairman Senate Committee on Media and Public...

EFCC accuses Fayose of compromising witness in N2.2bn fraud case –...

Oladimeji Ramon The N2.2bn fraud trial of former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose was stalled on Friday as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

NLC releases state negotiation guidelines next week – Punch Newspapers

Raphael Ede, Enugu  The Nigeria Labour Congress said on Thursday that its state chapters would get the guidelines for the negotiations with their...

School supervisor jailed 60 years for defiling two-year-old – Punch Newspapers

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe Justice Sybil Nwaka of the Lagos State Special Offences Court on Thursday sentenced a school supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, to 60 years’ imprisonment...

FG hits ASUU, says no agency must oppose payment system –...

Sunday Aborisade, Olufemi Atoyebi, Bola Bamigbola and Abiodun Nejo The Federal Government again on Thursday hit at the Academic Staff Union of Universities for...

‘Bayelsa PDP in panic mode ahead of poll’ – Punch Newspapers

Daniels Igoni, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday accused the ruling  Peoples Democratic Party of trying to create...

Oyo Assembly approves Makinde’s request for N3bn UBEC fund – Punch...

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Thursday granted the request of Governor Seyi Makinde to access the over N3bn 2019 FGN UBEC/Oyo...

Dickson’s commissioner makes U-turn on resignation – Punch Newspapers

Daniels Igoni, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Mineral Resources, Mr Markson Fefegha, who resigned his appointment and quit the Peoples Democratic Party on...

EFCC re-arraigns ex-INEC chair, Maurice Iwu, for alleged N1.23bn fraud – Punch...

Oladimeji Ramon The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday re-arraigned a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Maurice Iwu, for...

Girl who sets self ablaze over bride price in Zamfara dies...

Maiharaji Altine, Gusau A 17-year-old girl, Aisha Bello of Gusau town, Zamfara State who set herself ablaze for not getting married to her suitor...

Isheri flood beyond Ogun govt, says Abiodun – Punch Newspapers

Samson Folarin Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said the flooding in Isheri-North, a border area on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, is beyond the...

Federal Govt, ASUU set for showdown over deadline – Punch Newspapers

• IPPIS is an illegality – Lecturers • Civil servants rush to meet deadline Olufemi Atoyebi, Ifeanyi Onuba, Olaleye Aluko and Ademola Babalola  The Federal Government...

Minimum wage payment begins in December –FEC – Punch Newspapers

Olufemi Atoyebi, Friday Olokor, Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday directed the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, to effect the payment...

NYSC members to enjoy new minimum wage – Punch Newspapers

Mr Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development on Wednesday said that members of the National Youth Service Corps would enjoy...

Buhari appoints Capt. Nuhu as NCAA DG – Punch Newspapers

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Capt. Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority. According...

Counting Fayose’s N1.2bn took 10 days – Banker – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon A former head of Zenith Bank branch in Akure, Ondo State, Sunday Alade, told the Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday...

Gov Fintiri picks Atiku’s son, 22 others as commissioner nominees –...

Hindi Livinus, Yola Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has forwarded a list of 23 commissioner nominees to the State Assembly for screening and...

National Assembly to pass 2020 Appropriation Bill in Dec – Punch...

The Chairman of the National Assembly, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, said the assembly would ensure the passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill of N10.33...

Maintain status quo, court orders PSC, IG – Punch Newspapers

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and the Police Service Commission to maintain status...

Army adopts spiritual warfare to counter insurgency —Buratai – Punch Newspapers

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that the Army has engaged in spiritual warfare to counter Boko...

Police arrest FRSC officers for killing Edo passenger – Punch Newspapers

Sola Shittu, Benin The Edo State Police Command, on Tuesday, arrested two officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps for the murder of a...

Disregard allegations of nepotism against you, Gaya tells Osinbajo – Punch...

Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC-Kano South) has urged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to disregard Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed’s allegation of nepotism against...

Supreme Court justices are fallible, says CJN – Punch Newspapers

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has said that the justices of the Supreme Court are not repository of knowledge,...

Nigeria’s economy will grow faster under Buhari —Oshiomhole – Punch Newspapers

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has expressed President Muhammadu Buhari’s determination to accelerate economic growth with a view...

Tambuwal pledges justice for families – Punch Newspapers

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has assured justice to the families of two persons allegedly killed by men of the Nigerian Air...

Why we arrested Mompha —EFCC – Punch Newspapers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos office, has arrested a renowned social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, for an...

Court orders forfeiture of Kola Aluko’s $73m, N350m properties – Punch...

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the forfeiture of three landed properties belonging to Kola Aluko, an ally of...

We reported N1.22bn lodgment by Fayose’s aide – Banker – Punch...

Oladimeji Ramon The N2.2bn fraud trial of former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State continued on Tuesday with a top official of Zenith Bank...

Senate rejects Akpabio’s N23bn capital budget – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Senate on Monday rejected the N23bn 2020 budget proposal of the Ministry of Niger Delta, saying it was designed to...

Court orders forfeiture of Saraki’s Ikoyi houses – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the forfeiture of houses in Ikoyi belonging to former Kwara State governor and...

EFCC misled court to seize my houses —Saraki – Punch Newspapers

Ex-Senate President Bukola Saraki has responded to a court judgment ordering the forfeiture of two of his houses in Ikoyi, Lagos State. The Economic...

Two children missing as flood ravages Ondo community – Punch Newspapers

Peter Dada, Akure Two kids of different parents, identified as Igulapelewe Inuesokan and Justinah Seiwei have been declared missing in Ajakpa community of Ese...

EFCC arraigns two British nationals for money laundering – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned two British nationals, James Nolan and Adam Quinn (at large), before Justice...

Senate rejects Niger Delta Ministry’s budget – Punch Newspapers

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta, on Monday, rejected the 2020 capital budget of N23 billion for the  Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs...

18-year-old allegedly steals tithes, offerings from church – Punch Newspapers

The Police have arrested 18-year-old Elikor in Ejigbo for allegedly stealing tithes and offerings belonging to a church located on Furniture Avenue. DSP Bala Elkana, Police Public...

Man dies while jogging in Lagos – Punch Newspapers

Deji Lambo A yet-to-be-identified man collapsed and died while jogging on Sunday morning on the WEMCO Road, in the Ogba area of Lagos State. PUNCH...

Terrorists smuggling fish into Nigeria, says Army – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province fighters were smuggling smoked fish...

APC, PDP exchange words over N8bn Iwo road project – Punch...

Ademola Babalola, Ibadan The All Progressives Congress in Oyo State has raised the alarm over the plan by the administration of Governor Seyi Makinde...

Teenager allegedly steals N670K from tithe & offering box – Punch...

The Police have arrested 18-year-old Elikor Ehud in Ejigbo for allegedly stealing tithes and offerings belonging to Chosen Vine Ministry, Furniture Avenue. Police Public...

Five die in Ondo road accident – Punch Newspapers

No fewer than five persons were confirmed dead after a Sharon Volkswagen car with registration number KTU 706 BW ran into a moving...

Minister orders MTN to shelve alleged plans on USSD charges –...

The Minister of Communication, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has said that he was not aware of an alleged plan by MTN Nigeria to...

One dies as hoodlums attack Wada’s convoy – Punch Newspapers

One Yusuf Seidu Uhiene has reportedly died after suspected thugs attacked the convoy of  Mr. Musa Wada, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic...

Temptations of the First Lady – Punch Newspapers

Sonala Olumhense From the look of things, there may finally be peace in the First Family. ‘Wife of the President’ Aisha Buhari is back in...

FG supports Lagos, Ogun roads takeover plans –Abiodun – Punch Newspapers

FEMI MAKINDE Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said the Federal Government is supporting the plans of the state and Lagos State to...

Owner in our custody, police say – Punch Newspapers

Godwin ISENYO, Kaduna. The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested the owner of the NIGAS Rehabilitation and Skill Acquisition Centre, Dr Lawal Yusuf Muduru,  also...

Presidency warns states over threat to federal projects – Punch Newspapers

Friday Olokor, Abuja The Federal government might be forced to re-allocate projects elsewhere if any state government or communities create unnecessary impediments in the...